New Cosponsors — Feb 26, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Maurice Hinchey [D-NY22, 2003-2012]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Fortney “Pete” Stark [D-CA13, 1993-2012]
The bill now has 3 cosponsors (3 Democrats).
Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 3 pages
To delay the implementation of agency rules adopted within the final 90 days of the final term a President serves.
1/6/2009--Introduced.Midnight Rule Act - Amends federal civil service law to provide that a midnight rule (i.e., a rule adopted by an agency within the final 90 days a President serves ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 7296 (110th).
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 34 — 111th Congress: Midnight Rule Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr34
“H.R. 34 — 111th Congress: Midnight Rule Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr34>
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